Samsung Galaxy Notice 9 August 9 Launch Date Reiterated; Gear S4 Mentioned to Accompany New Phablet
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is anticipated to debut on August 9 at an “Unpacked” occasion in New York. Forward of any formal announcement, a report from South Korea has reiterated the launch date that was rumoured beforehand. It has additionally individually been reported that alongside the brand new Galaxy Notice mannequin, the corporate is launching the Gear S4 in August. This new smartwatch would be the successor to the Gear S3. Not like the earlier mannequin, the brand new providing is claimed to have an software processor constructed utilizing Panel Stage Packaging (PLP) to allow a thinner profile together with a less expensive value over the predecessor.
Citing folks aware of the event, Korea Herald reports that Samsung is about to launch the Galaxy Notice 9 as its one other premium flagship on August 9, two weeks sooner than the Galaxy Note 8 launch. Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman tipped the identical launch schedule earlier this month, additionally citing folks aware of the matter.
Other than the launch schedule, ETNews individually reports that Samsung will carry the Gear S4 alongside Galaxy Notice 9. The brand new smartwatch mannequin is claimed to have an SoC primarily based on PLP course of. This may allow the corporate to construct the Gear S3 successor with a thinner design. Additional, the brand new course of will scale back the price of the SoC. This might drop the launch value of the Gear S4 compared with the worth of the Gear S3. Notably, the Gear S3 was launched in January final yr at Rs. 28,500.
The South Korean information supply hasn’t specified any particulars concerning the specs of the Gear S4. Nevertheless, tipster profile carrying the username of Ice Universe in a Weibo put up not too long ago claimed that the brand new Gear S smartwatch will include an even bigger, 470mAh battery in comparison with its predecessor that had a 380mAh battery. With PLP SoC and a large-enough battery pack, we will safely presume that the brand new mannequin will ship a day of energy on a single cost. However this may not be a breakthrough as many smartwatches include an analogous battery life.